FISH: Wayne of Oakville Formerly of Perth

Posted by on February 21, 2018

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It is with very heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Wayne Edward Fish in his 64th year at Ian Anderson House in Oakville after a lengthy and heroic battle with cancer. Wayne is survived by his wife Kathryn (nee Moskwa) and his daughters Marisa and Ciara. Loving son of Dr. Ralph Fish. Dear brother to Rick (Nancy), Jane (Steve), and Wendy. Wayne will be missed by his friends, extended family, his colleagues at Sheridan College and by the thousands of students whose lives he touched as athletic coordinator. Wayne’s smile and enthusiasm could light up a room. The world will seem a little dimmer without his presence. A celebration of life will be held Friday, February 16th 1pm at the Glen Oaks Funeral Home (3164 Ninth Line, Oakville). Also, there will an additional remembrance on Monday, February 19th 1pm at St. James Anglican Church (12 Harvey St, Perth). In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Sky Blue Endowment at Sheridan College

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WALSH: Thomas James of Ottawa, Ontario

Posted by on February 20, 2018

Peacefully on Monday, February 19, 2018 in his 87th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Evelyn Walsh (neé Ukrainetz). Loving father of Elizabeth (Casey Vandergrient), Patricia, Neeve, and Colleen (Colin Saravanamuttoo). Loving grandfather of Laura (Ryan), Adam, Matthew, Shannon, Jessica and Taylor. Predeceased by son James. Friends are invited to Holy Cross Church, 685 Walkley Rd . to attend a Mass of Christian Funeral on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 12:15 PM. A time of refreshment and fellowship will follow in the Parish Hall. In memory of Thomas and if so desired, donations to Autism Ontario would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online messages of sympathy may be sent to condolences@WhelanFuneralHome.ca

Arrangements entrusted to The Whelan Funeral Home, tel. 613.233-1488

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HILL: Thomas Harry, of St. Thomas, Ontario

Posted by on February 19, 2018

HILL, Thomas Harry, of St. Thomas, passed away at home on Friday, February 16, 2018, in his 21st year.  Thomas was born on December 1, 1997 in London, ON.  He was an incredible person with an amazing sense of humour: wise beyond his years; a sensitive and inclusive leader; a gifted musician; and a trusted friend. He will be greatly missed. We are comforted to know that Thomas is with Jesus, whom he loved so much. He was the beloved son of Jonathan Hill and Cheryl (née Miller) Hill, and the amazing brother of Olivia and James.  Loved grandson of Grace Hill and the late Alvin Hill, and Margaret Miller and the late Stanley Miller.  Thomas is also deeply loved and remembered by aunts, uncles, cousins, and countless friends.  Relatives and friends will be received by the family at the SIFTON FUNERAL HOME, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Thursday, February 22nd from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.  The funeral service to celebrate Thomas’ life will be held at Eastwood Fellowship Baptist Church, 400 Wellington St., St. Thomas on Friday, February 23rd at 11:00 a.m.  Interment in St. Thomas Cemetery, West Avenue.  Flowers respectfully declined.  In keeping with Thomas’ love and passion for children and youth camps, memorial donations to Wesley Acres Inc. re: Harbour Ridge, or Echo Lake Camp, or Willow Springs Camp will be gratefully acknowledged.

Online condolences graciously accepted at www.siftonfuneralhome.com

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ROUTHIER: Marie of Ottawa

Posted by on February 19, 2018

It  is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Marie on February 15, 2018 after a long battle of MS at the age of 54 years. Cherished mother of Samantha Wara and loving grandmother to Luke. Loving partner of Scott Stocker. Predeceased by parents Francoise and Emile Routhier. Dear sister of Marguerite, Therese (Marcel Brazeau), Emilie (George Fyke) and Louis (Diane Smith). She will be dearly missed by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. A celebration of Marie’s life will be held at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper Street, Ottawa (between Bay and Lyon) on Thursday, February 22 at 11 AM. Donations to MS Society of Canada or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home
tel. 613-233-1488

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MORSE, Irene of Perth and formerly Leamington, ON

Posted by on January 16, 2018

MORSE, Irene

98 years, passed away peacefully at Brockville General Hospital on January 13, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Edgerton (2003). Loving mother of Neil Wayne & Patricia Anne Morse and Paul Cameron & Paula Hope Morse. Loving grandmother of 5 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Dear daughter of the late Elmer and Mary Keech. Dear sister of the late Murray and Cavelle Keech, the late Ellen and Walter Varey, the late Ruth and Allen Derbyshire, the late Marg and Glen Mackay. Irene was an active member at the First Baptist Church and an avid bridge player. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service to celebrate Irene’s life at 11:00 a.m. Interment Lakeview Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations made by cheque to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Share words of comfort or make a donation at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/3107/Irene-Alice-Morse/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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RAYMOND: John Henry of Ottawa

Posted by on January 3, 2018

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John Henry Raymond on December 15, 2017. John passed away surrounded by loved ones at the Ottawa General Hospital after a brief battle with cancer. He will be missed immensely by his wife Wendy, his eldest daughter Heather (Michael), his twin son and daughter Joel (Melissa) and Elaine, and his grandson Aiden, as well as his extended family and many friends.
John was happy to serve the Ottawa Catholic School Board as head custodian of Prince of Peace school, where the staff and students will greatly miss his humour and hard work.
A celebration of John’s life will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Metcalfe Golf Club, 1956 8th Line Road, Metcalfe, Ontario from 1-4pm. For those who may choose to honor John with a memorial donation, his family asks that you please consider the Ottawa Hospital Foundation.

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CARROLL: Patricia, Julia of Ottawa Formerly of Toronto, Dublin

Posted by on January 3, 2018

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CARROLL, Patricia Julia entered into rest, Wednesday, 21st December 2017, after a brave battle with the effects of a debilitating stroke. Born 10th March 1939 in Dublin, Ireland, where she grew up and met her cherished husband Fred (deceased). Pat will be remembered as a devoted mother who demonstrated caring, compassion and humour and as a dearly beloved Nanna who treasured her grandchildren. Pat was independent, tenacious and loving; she will be missed by family and friends at home and abroad for her unwavering kindness and friendship. Loving mother of Audrey Carroll-Polzin (Sandy), Suzanne Duff (Kevin), Thomas (Stephanie) and Trish Herreria (Greg). Cherished Nanna of Liam, Aidan, Max, Ashleigh and Ethan caring sister of Muriel (Kelly) Predeceased by her brothers Tommy, Mikey, Ronnie and sister Moira. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. The Carroll family wishes to express their sincere thanks to all the caring people at the Ottawa Champlain LHIN, Bayshore Healthcare and the Community Services of Ottawa for their tireless work, compassion and concern. Very special thanks to Dr. Louise Coulombe and the staff at Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice Kanata for their unparalleled care. Dr. Coulombe’s compassion her honest open and caring manner provided dignity and comfort for Pat and the family in the last days. Funeral Friday 12th January 2018, 11am at Holy Redeemer Church 44 Rothesay Dr, Kanata, ON. Interment St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Fallowfield in the spring. In lieu of flowers in-memoriam donations to the Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice appreciated. https://www.imakeanonlinedonation.org/hospicecareottawa/INMEMHCO/

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MARTIN: Douglas Valentine of Cannifton

Posted by on December 22, 2017

Martin, Douglas Valentine – peacefully at E J McQuigge Lodge on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017, in his 98th, year. Son of the late David and Evelyn Martin. Beloved husband of the late Mary Gladys Martin (nee-Pyear). Dear father of Stephen (Virginia) Martin of Waterloo and Linda (Glen) Carson of Corbyville. He is also survived by his daughter-in- law, Betty Martin, of Belleville. He is predeceased by one son David Martin. Douglas is predeceased by his brothers and sisters and lovingly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Loving grandfather of Darryl (Karen) Martin of Inverary, Denise Martin of Belleville and Lee (Nicole) Martin of Corbyville, Shane Martin of Calgary, Susan (Paul) Dunk of Waterloo and Stacey (Tom) O’Connor of Calgary, Jamie Carson of South Korea and Kristen Carson of Ottawa. Dear great grandfather of Luke, Sarah, Brady, Jacoby, Caleb, Rebecca, Isaiah and Nijel.

A Memorial service will be held at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville on Thursday, December 28th, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. Visitation will be held from 12:00 noon until service time. Following the service a reception will be held at the Steele Family Centre.

Inurnment will take place at Victoria Cemetery in the spring time. If desired, Memorial donations to the Gideon Bibles or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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CHAN, Pamela of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on December 19, 2017

Peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer, on Monday, December 18, 2017 at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, at the age of 54 years. Pamela, of Cobourg, formerly from the Perth and Smith Falls area.  Beloved wife of Bryon Mitchener of Cobourg.  Loving mother of Ryan of Kingston.  Cherished daughter of Allan and Heather Farris of Perth.  Dear sister of Glenn (Joanne) Farris of Ottawa and the late David (Sheila) Farris.  Pamela will be sadly missed by her step-son David Chan and her family in Calgary.  A celebration of Pamela’s life will be held in the spring.  Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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SIME: Cecile Eugenie of Ottawa

Posted by on December 15, 2017

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Cecile Eugenie Sime (nee Paradis) – Peacefully in her sleep Dec 13th, at the age of 82. Loving wife of Alexandre Ernest “Bernard” and mother of Donna (Mark) and Brian. Grand mother of Meagan, Trina (Ryan), Joshua, Sarah, Jean-Paul and Jonathan. Eldest sister to Colette and Jacqueline (Dan) as well as many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her daughter-in-law Sylvie (nee St Pierre).

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PAULIN (VALLEE): Marie Jeanne of Renfrew

Posted by on December 7, 2017

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passed away peacefully at Hospice Renfrew on November 30, 2017 at the age of 78. Wife of the late Simon Paulin. Beloved daughter of the late Alice and Alcime Vallee. Mother of Rose Cuneo, Elaine Paulin (Don Dorge), Angel Paulin, and Jeremie (Lynn Arbuthnot) Paulin. Survived by her sibling Victor (Mellie) Vallee. Dear Grandmother to Nicolas, Michelle (William Blanchard), Patrick (PJ), Brianna, Simon, and Zachary. Great grand mother of William and Adrianna. Marie is predeceased by her brothers Vital Vallee, Armand and sister Rita Desroches.

Professional services entrusted to the care of the Anderson Funeral Home, 22 Raglan Street South, Renfrew.
Following Marie’s wishes cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held December 9, 2017, 11 a.m. at L’Eglise Sainte Croix, Lafontaine, Ontario, with inurnment to follow weather permitting. Donations in memory of Marie to Hospice Renfrew or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Tributes, condolences and donations can be made online at www.zohrfuneralhome.com

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CASEY: Sharon Joy of Ottawa Formerly of Winnipeg and Lynn Lake of MB

Posted by on December 7, 2017

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Our dearly beloved Sharon Joy Casey suddenly passed at the age of 65 from a major stroke on Monday, October 16, 2017, at the Civic Hospital in Ottawa, ON. She was surrounded by loving family. Her remains were cremated at the Pinecrest Cemetery in Ottawa where her son, Johnathan Whiteman, is buried. A Celebration of Life was held on Saturday, October 21, 2017, to honour her and the courage, compassion, and wisdom that she bestowed unto others. Members of the local community held a memorial lunch on October 27 to pay tribute to her contributions and selflessness. More about Sharon can be found at https://www.afterlife.co/ca/obituary-ottawa-sharon-casey-6391987.

Cherished memories and condolences may be left at the above link as well. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Lung Cancer Canada. Sharon’s family is grateful for the sympathy and support received.

Sharon was an inspirational and awesome mother to Crystal, Mark, and predeceased son, Johnathan; endearing and delightful Nanny (grandmother) to Bryce, Kelsey, Liam, Ayva, Noah, and Toby (by common law); and wonderful friend to many. Beloved Grandmother Selina Blair (Halverson), Lillian Anne and Garfield Hall (whom were like a close aunt and uncle to her and her children), and Stepfather Harvey Johnson predecease Sharon. Brothers Douglas, Larry, and Hal Roy Johnson also predecease Sharon. Mother Dorothy Johnson, Brother Harvey Johnson, and her two dearest sisters, Deborah Pakulak and Lynda Klawitter live on.

Sharon is fondly remembered and immensely missed. In loving memory and respect, we toast in Sharon’s name and with a quote she shared not long before she passed,

“I can’t promise that I’ll be here for the rest of your life;
but I can promise that I’ll love you for the rest of mine.”

And she did. To infinity and beyond, Mum, always and forever.

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HODGINS: Iris Isabella of Whitby, formerly of Ottawa

Posted by on December 7, 2017

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Iris Isabella Hodgins (Mattice)
On November 6, 2017 in her 91st year at Oshawa ON. Iris, loving wife of Russell Hodgins, Lucan ON (predeceased) and loving mother of Neil, Lorraine (Bob Chambers), Cheryl (Paul Nichols) Dear Nanny of Benjamin Rietta, Rachel & Spencer Quinn. Iris grew up in Ottawa amongst 18 children spanning two families; she was the beloved daughter of Prudence Mattice (Lowell) and Walter Mattice. Iris has missed her siblings Hazel (Jim Murdoch), Gerry (Mabel, Elsa, Vera), Gladys (Dick Brothers), Dorothy (Ed Stinson) Bruce (Jacqueline) and Eric (Carmel) as well as her much loved Wilfred and Martha Mattice Iris will dearly miss her nieces and nephews, Bob (deceased) & Bonnie Murdoch, Judy & Larry Lobb(deceased) Jim Murdoch & Nathalie Caron, Maureen Findlay, Wayne & Linda Mattice, Sandy & Peter Renowden, Larry, & Rosalie Stinson, Chuck & Nancy Stinson, Bill Stinson, Ron & Yvonne Stinson, & Richard Stoddart; as well as great nieces and nephews and their children.Iris will reunite with, Shirley Charles (Mattice) Anne Phillips, Helen Hogan and Ethel Delong.Our family would like to thank the fantastic team of Lakeridge 4F Supportive Care, Dr Ngo, Dr Viera, Dr McAllister (words are not enough) Dr Tirmizi, Sam, Kim, Jane, Maria and the CE LIHN Palliative Team. In lieu of flowers, please support the causes close to Mom; Whitby Humane Society, Lakeridge Health Palliative Care, or Durham Hospice . A memorial will take place in Spring 2018.

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GULLEY, Gregory “Greg” Dalton of Cardinal and formerly of Brockville, ON

Posted by on November 29, 2017

GULLEY, Gregory “Greg” Dalton
Peacefully entered into rest at the Elisabeth Bruyere Continuing Care Hospital in Ottawa on Saturday November 25th, 2017. Greg Gulley of Cardinal and formerly of Brockville aged 71 years. Husband of the late Agnes (Estevez) and Mary-Rose (Hilgers). Beloved father of Mike Gulley (Cynthia) of Cardinal and Angel Vandermale (Glen Canavan) of Val de Monts, QC. Cherished “Papa” of Alisha and Shania Vandermale, Brandon, Lexa and Dakota Gulley; and great grandson Brayden Constantineau. Step father of Rose-Mary and Cristabel Estevez. Dear son of the late Bert and Edith (MacGregor) Gulley.
By request, a Private Family Service will be held at a later date. In memory of Greg donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the Barclay Funeral Home, 137 Pearl St. E., Brockville. Messages of Condolence may be sent online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com.

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SWAN HUMBER, Carolyn Ann of Brockville, ON

Posted by on November 29, 2017

SWAN HUMBER, Carolyn Ann

Peacefully entered into rest at the Brockville General Hospital Garden Street Site on Saturday November 25th, 2017.  Carolyn (Johnson) Swan Humber of Brockville aged 74 years. Beloved wife of the late Andrew Humber. Loving mother of Blake Swan of Ottawa and Dale Swan of Brockville. Cherished grandmother of Chelsea and Colton Swan. Dear sister of Sandra Gibson, Pat Johnson, Susan Belanger, Bob and David Johnson and Cathy Hutton. Daughter of the late Scotty and Marion (O’Connor) Johnson

By request, a Private Family Service will be held at a later date. In memory of Carolyn donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Brockville District Hospital Foundation Palliative Care would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the Barclay Funeral Home, 137 Pearl St. E., Brockville. Messages of Condolence may be sent online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com.

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COPP, Dr. Derek T. of Grand Bend, formerly of Halifax, Nova Scotia, age 50

Posted by on November 20, 2017

COPP:  Dr. Derek T. Copp of Grand Bend, age 50, formerly of Halifax, Nova Scotia, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, November 18, 2017, surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Meaghan O’Rourke Copp.  Cherished father of Duncan, Katrijn and Sebona. Forever loved son of the late Garth Copp (1994) and Joan Milton of Nova Scotia. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Darren Copp and Teri Huggins of Kelowna, British Columbia, Suzelle and Tim Moore of Burlington, Kieran and Tara O’Rourke of Oshawa, Eamon and Melissa O’Rourke of Petawawa and Mairead O’Rourke of Grand Bend. Loved son-in-law of Terry and Jean O’Rourke of Grand Bend. Derek will be remembered by many nieces and nephews. In addition to his passion for family, Derek was an educator. Derek’s impact in education reached students in Japan, Europe and Canada, culminating in his doctorate in Governance and Policy Analysis from Maastricht University in The Netherlands. Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood with visitation on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m., where the Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 1 p.m. Cremation will follow. The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation for the work of Dr. Mark Vincent, Dr. R. Malthaner and Dr. B. Yaremko, and their respective teams in Oncology, Radiation Oncology and Thoracic at London Health Sciences Centre. Also, thank you to Danielle, Melissa and Amber of the Bayshore Home Health Palliative Care team.  If desired, memorial donations in memory of Derek of can be made to the London Health Sciences Foundation or the charity of your choice.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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Packham, Randall Bruce of Barrie

Posted by on November 18, 2017

Packham, Randall Bruce – Peacefully at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.  Randall Packham, beloved husband of Leslie Joy Packham of Barrie.  Loving father of Christopher Randall Packham (Olivia Brett) of Barrie, and Sarah Joy Ash (Vaughn) of Elora.  Loving grandfather of Anna Joy Ash, Oliver Christopher Packham and Evelyn Emily Packham.  Dear son Mariann and the late William Packham.  Dear brother of William Packham (Jackie) of Thornhill, Robert Packham of Toronto and Leanne Rogers (David) of Burlington.  Uncle of Scott, Tyler (Tory), Jason, Cassie, Julia and Angelo.  Son-in-law of Rosemary and Ken Dickenson.  Brother-in-law of Karen Alexander.  Visit with family and friends on Sunday, November 19th from 2 p.m. until time of service at St. Margaret’s Anglican Church, 161 Hanmer Street West, Barrie at 3:30 p.m.  Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Simcoe or St. Margaret’s Anglican Church.  Arrangements entrusted to Marshall W. Drive Cremation and Burial Service.  Condolences may be made to www.drivercremation.ca

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SILCOTT: John Joseph Sr. of Belleville

Posted by on November 3, 2017

Silcott, John Joseph Sr. – peacefully at Q.H.C. Belleville General Hospital on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017, in his 77th year. Son of the late Joseph and Jane Silcott. Dear father of Virginia (George) Nehme of Toronto, Frances Tom (Ian Blagrove) of Belleville, John Joseph Silcott Jr., of Toronto, James (Jennifer) Silcott of Belleville, Tina Silcott (Tyrone Dixon) of Belleville, Lorne McNally of Trenton and survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Brother of James  and Martha, both of Montserrat, West Indies, Virginia and Marion of New York, George of England, Elizabeth of Ontario and remembered by Antoinette of Montreal and Joseph of Ottawa.

Arrangements in the care of Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) Belleville. Visitation will be held on Monday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Following the service there will be a reception at the Steele Family Centre.

If desired, Memorial donations to St. Thomas Church or Prostate Cancer Canada would be appreciated.

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Chute: Flora Hope MacLeod of Windsor, Ontario Formerly of London, Simcoe, Harriston, Thamesford, Aylmer, Port Hope, Owen Sound, Tottenham, Embro, ON, Chilliwack, BC

Posted by on November 3, 2017

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CHUTE, Flora Hope…
Flora Hope MacLeod Chute, born Chilliwack, BC, February 25, 1924, died Windsor, ON, October 24, 2017. Raised on a farm near Embro, Ontario, trained as a nurse at Victoria Hospital in London, lived with her husband and family in Tottenham, Owen Sound, Port Hope, Aylmer, Thamesford, Harriston, and in Simcoe, where she also practised as a nurse. Spent her final years in London and Windsor. Beloved wife of the late Max Chute for 63 years. Proud mother of Patricia Jeflyn Chute of Windsor, Richard Chute and his wife Anne of Port Franks, and Mary Chute Crawford and her husband James Crawford of Ottawa. Dear grandmother to Lauren and Macdonald Laplante; Nicole and Josh Chute; and Evelyn and her husband David Kroft, Sabrina, and Leigh Crawford. Great grandmother to Katelyn Park and Arielle Crawford-Arkaifie. Dear sister of her late brothers, Al and John MacLeod. She died as she lived, with great generosity of spirit, humour, kindness and love. Friends are welcomed for visiting, one hour prior (2-3pm) to the funeral service at 3pm on Friday, November 17, 2017 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. In lieu of flowers, donations to the David Suzuki Foundation, 102 – 179 John Street Toronto, ON M5T 1X4 or Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders, 551 Adelaide Street West Toronto, ON, M5V 0N8 Canada, would be greatly appreciated.

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KERR: Ada Lorraine of Brockville

Posted by on November 3, 2017

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Suddenly passed away in Brockville on Thursday September 28th, 2017. Ada Lorraine Kerr of Brockville aged 73 years. Loving mother of Suzanne Millions of Ottawa, David Cupkovic of Brockville, Donald Cupkovic of Toronto and Brian Kerr of Toronto.

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CASKEY: Marion of Ottawa

Posted by on November 3, 2017

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September 29,1924 – September 29,2017
In loving memory of Marion Louise Caskey. Passed away peacefully on her 93rd birthday September 29. She is predeceased by her husband George Caskey, and survived by her son John and daughter Jean. Jean’s husband Marco Zarco, Jean’s daughter Natalie Anderson (Morocz) her husband Greg and daughters Lily and Holly. Marco’s children, Angela Irons, Jessica Dupuis, Priscillia Dupuis, Carl Duhaime. John Caskey and his wife Valerie Lamoureau and her children Elton his wife Pamela and daughter Mackenzie, Joe, Roxanne, Marcel Juarez. Celebration of Life will be held at Carleton Memorial United Church, Melfa Crescent on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 11:00 with reception in church hall after. Donations to the Ottawa Humane Society in lieu of flowers.

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BOUFFARD: Phyllis (née Booker), of St. Thomas, Ontario, formerly of Montréal, Québec.

Posted by on November 2, 2017

BOUFFARD, Phyllis (née Booker), of St. Thomas, formerly of Montréal, QC, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, in her 78th year.  Sister of Marie Hutchings of St. Thomas, Dorothy Brown of St. Thomas, Sandra Minor (Paul) of Sparta, and Ernest Booker of Pakenham.  Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.  Phyllis was predeceased by three sisters; Leatha Gowanlock, Ruth Roberts, and Josephine “Jo” Morris, by two brothers; Bill and David Booker (Doreen of Windsor), by five brother-in-laws; George Gowanlock, Charles Roberts, Vernon Hutchings, Stewart Brown, and Garry Morris, and by a sister-in-law, Wanda Booker.  Born in St. Thomas, ON, June 8, 1940, she was the daughter of the late O. William “Bill” and Ella (née Lumley) Booker.  Phyllis was a former employee of Starwood Hotels, St. Thomas, following her retirement from the Bank of Nova Scotia, where she worked for 34 years.  She was a member of the former Sparta Baptist Church.  In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place.  A public memorial service will be held at the SIFTON FUNERAL HOME, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Saturday, November 4th at 1:00 p.m.  Interment of her cremated remains will be made privately in Sparta Cemetery.  Memorial donations to the Sjögren’s Society of Canada or the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged.

Online condolences graciously accepted at www.siftonfuneralhome.com

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SWETLISHNOFF, Jack of Petrolia and Sarnia

Posted by on October 27, 2017

SWETLISHNOFF, JACK – At Lambton Meadowview Villa in Petrolia on Monday, October 23, 2017, Jack Swetlishnoff, age 87, passed away.
He was the dear husband of the late Ruth (Noack) Swetlishnoff and loving father of Dale Swetlishnoff (Donna), Glenn West (Shelley) and Grant Swetlishnoff (Shanon), grandfather of Kyle, Andrew, Haley and Hannah. He is also survived by his brother Peter.
Friends may visit with the family at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia on Thursday, October 26th between the hours of 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Funeral services will take place in the Malcolm, Deavitt and Binhammer Funeral Home Chapel, 141 Renfrew St., Pembroke on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. Followed by interment at Grace Lutheran Cemetery, Locksley.

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GRATTON, Marjorie Anna of Kanata formerly of Grand Bend and Montreal, age 90

Posted by on October 26, 2017

GRATTON:  Peacefully, at Elizabeth Bruyere Hospital, Ottawa on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, Marjorie Anna Gratton formerly of Kanata, Grand Bend and Montreal, age 90.  Much loved daughter of the late Noah (1962) and Sophia (Eisenbach) Gratton (1985).  Dear sister of Doreen Cass and her husband Douglas of Kanata.  Forever remembered by her nieces, nephews and their families.  Predeceased by her sisters Ilene Gratton, Carrie Ellen Gratton, brother Leslie Gratton and his wife Florence.  At Marjorie’s request, no formal services will be held.  Graveside Interment for family and friends will be held at the Grand Bend Cemetery on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.  Mr. Don Gratton Officiating.  Arrangements entrusted to the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood. If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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NIKIC: Manda (née Tadijanovic), of St. Thomas, formerly of R.R.#7, St. Thomas, Ontario.

Posted by on October 23, 2017

NIKIC, Manda (née Tadijanovic), of St. Thomas, formerly of R.R.#7, St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, October 22, 2017, in her 67th year.  Beloved wife of the late Franjo “Frank” Nikic (2012).  Dearly loved mother of Pero “Peter” Nikic (Jeanne) of Ottawa, Jozo “Joe” Nikic of London, and Jela “Helen” Susnjar (Davor) of St. Thomas. Cherished Baka of Matthew, Marko, Katica, Kristian “Kiki”, and Antonia.  Dear sister of Ana Micanovic (late Ivo), Mara Matuzovic (late Ilija), both of Croatia, late Ruza Grgic (Marijan of Croatia), and the late Marko Tadijanovic (late Janja).  Also survived by nephew, Ilija Tadijanovic (Anica) of Brantford, and many nieces and nephews in Croatia.  Born in Boce, Croatia, August 25, 1951, she was the daughter of the late Petar and Janja (née Mikic) Tadijanovic.  Manda was a retired employee of United Technologies of Canada, St. Thomas. She was a member of St. Leopold Mandic Croatian Catholic Church, London.  Relatives and friends will be received by the family at the SIFTON FUNERAL HOME, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Wednesday, October 25th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. (Prayers at 7:00 p.m.).  The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Leopold Mandic Croatian Catholic Church, 2889 Westminster Dr., London on Thursday, October 26th at 10:00 a.m., followed by interment in Holy Angels’ Cemetery, St. Thomas.  If so desired, memorial donations to the church restoration fund will be gratefully acknowledged.

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